Rebar Estimator

Company Name:
Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Gerdau is currently seeking a Rebar Estimator for its location in Auburn, Washington

Principal Responsibilities:
Accurate estimates.
Completeness of estimates including easy-to-follow breakdowns correlated to the project bid items, and probable detailing sequence.
Timeliness of estimates.
Complying with Company policy.

The Rebar Estimator's primary responsibility is for an accurate estimate of required concrete reinforcing steel bars and related accessory products for specific construction projects.
Projects are assigned to the Rebar Estimator by the Sales Manager. The priority of a project is determined by three characteristics: Due date of the project bid, customers' relations to the company, and/or general characteristics of the rebar needed for the project. These factors, along with guidance from Sales Manager guide the Rebar Estimator in performing estimates in the order and time frame that bids are required by sales management. Work is generally regulated within instructions and polices with review of progress.
Prepares quantity and material take-off from customer's plans, specifications, instructions and other available data to determine quote information. Has mastered all detailing complexities of structures and performs a complete diversified range of estimating activities involving ascertaining any unique aspects of the project; studying broad range of specifications to determine proper code application and any usual / unusual steel requirements.
Proceeds alone on most projects and seeks technical assistance from Rebar Estimator II or Sales Manager only as necessary on more complex work. Rebar Estimator will have moderately complex work requiring intense knowledge and use of established practices and procedures combined with moderate judgment. Works with Contract Sales Representative, customers, and vendors.
Consult with Sales Representatives, Contractors, Architects, and Engineers as necessary to ensure complete understanding of job requirements. Break job down into appropriate workable components and visualize standard details not covered by data furnished. Prepare change order requests and revise estimates accordingly.
Aid Sales Manager in monitoring multiple web sites and publications on a daily basis to keep abreast of upcoming projects for bidding.
Occasionally, the Rebar Estimator may be required to calculate complex dimensions and technical specifications to develop and prepare detail placement drawings, weigh material, extend and price for small jobs to expedite information to preferred customers.

Qualifications include:
Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree required
A minimum of 5 years experience in the rebar industry, construction or a related industry
Estimating experience required, preferably in reinforcing steel
Experience with aSa estimating software strongly preferred; intermediate level experience with MS-Office
Self-motivated, outgoing and well-organized

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.

Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical and Prescription
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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